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Almost Gave Up

The voices in my head are fucking awful to me. They are the echoes of things people have said to me all my life.  The reason I quit before I find success usually. “I don’t know why you’re trying” “You’re … Continue reading

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Doing what I can

In-fucking-fluenza. I’m missing out on roller derby practices. I’m missing out on roller derby bouts. I’m struggling to walk many days. Overall – it’s pissing me off-fa-fa… (bonus marks if you know where that’s from) Result? A 5 minute walk … Continue reading

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Oh the PAIN…

Have I ever mentioned I love derby? I feel like I’m not improving.  I’m probably pissing off my coach (or she at least thinks I’m some whiner who needs constant validation) by asking her… “do I look like I’m doing … Continue reading

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Perfectionism Can Suck It

I struggle with perfectionism. I have a bad case of “if I can’t do it right, I don’t want to do it” and that leads me to not doing a lot of things. Including working out, eating healthy and a … Continue reading

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Back On Skates

Holy effin hell. Being back on skates after 6 weeks off was… interesting. My back hurt. My feet hurt. My legs hurt. I was unstable and wobbly. I missed skating – but tonight felt like it did back at the … Continue reading

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Derby Stance

There’s nothing like seeing yourself in action to realize that you have TERRIBLE derby stance. One of the refs at my *very first official bout* posted this video from his helmet cam. I am on the black team – wearing purple … Continue reading

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Plank, Squats AND Headache

10 squats. 25 second plank. Commence headache. This. EFFING. SUCKS.  

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